12 May 2021

Covid-19 vaccine rollout may slow before July restock

From Checkpoint, 6:10 pm on 12 May 2021

New Zealand's massive Covid-19 vaccine stockpile is being whittled away - with the government revealing it may completely run out earlier than anticipated.

It could mean the immunisation programme is forced to slow down for several weeks in June before the next big restock in July.

The immunisation programme is expected to pass the half million jab mark within the next fortnight.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.